Complaints by annoyed neighbors about crowded parking spaces prompted the city to introduce a resolution.
The City Council included $1 million for the project in its budget this year, but Mayor Rick Blangiardi had to agree to release the funds.
Shelters have reduced capacity and implemented Covid-19 vaccine or testing mandates to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The blueprint includes $15 million for expanded coronavirus testing and other services and $10 million for vaccine incentives.
Honolulu’s mayor promised to end sweeps of homeless encampments, but his administration says it still needs to clear the “sidewalks, streets and parks.”
It was Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s third attempt to fill the seventh seat on the oversight commission.
Neighborhood frustrations over not getting advance notice about past projects prompted the measure.
UPDATED: Mayor Rick Blangiardi said he will discuss the issue with Gov. David Ige on Friday, but he did not announce new limits on social gatherings.
Honolulu’s plastic reduction effort is eliminating fossil fuel waste, but also reflects the struggle to find a solution that’s both eco-friendly and convenient.